Memorial Day is fast approaching, but it's OK if you haven't yet decided how you will be spending the day. Lots of retail stores, restaurants, and kid-friendly theme parks and museums are offering free admission for military personnel as well as discounts for everyone else. So take a look at the list of freebies and deals below, and we hope it helps you plan your day.

  • 24 Hour Fitness: Between May 23 and May 26, you can get free all-club access to 24 Hour Fitness.
  • Aeropostale: Aeropostale is having a 50 percent off everything sale — with some exclusions. You can also combine with the online promo code SALUTE to get an extra $20 off your purchase of $100 or more. Offer expires May 26.
  • Bath and Body Works: Bath and Body Works' Memorial Day sale offers up to 50 percent off select items. You may also use the online code RMN20MAY to get 20 percent off your entire purchase now through May 31.
  • Blue Star Museums: Blue Star Museums offers free admission to all military members and their families from Memorial Day, May 26, to Labor Day, Sept. 11.
  • Boston Market: Everyone gets 50 percent off any family meal, or present your military ID to get 10 percent off your entire meal. Offer valid only on Memorial Day, May 26, and not valid on to-go orders.
  • California's Great America: All active and retired military members including veterans get free admission and can bring up to six guests for $19.99 per person. Offer valid only on May 26.
  • Carter's: Get 50 percent off or more on everything at Carter's online and in stores, with some exclusions. Offer expires May 26.
  • CheapOair: Save up to $15 with the online promo code MEMORIAL15 when you book tickets for three or more people. Offer expires May 31.
  • Derailed: Get 20 to 30 percent off select items now through May 26. No coupon needed.
  • Forever21: Use the code MEMDAY30 and get an extra 30 percent off select items. Customers with military IDs can get 15 percent off regularly priced items. Both offers valid now through May 26.
  • General Motors: Now through June 30, all military members are eligible for a discount on the new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles. See the details here.
  • Home Depot: Use the code MEMHD to get $5 off any purchase of $50 or more now through May 26. Plus browse more sales on patio furniture, grills, and appliances.
  • JCPenney: Take an extra 15 percent off in stores and online, or 20 percent off a purchase of $100 or more online. Use online code DAISY15, or print store coupon here. Offer expires May 18.
  • King's Dominion: May 24 through May 26, get free admission when you show your military ID.
  • Knott's Berry Farm and Knott's Soak City: Bring your military ID and get free admission May 24 through May 26.
  • Kohl's: Use the promo code SWIM20 to get an extra 20 percent off swimwear now through May 31. Offer valid online only.
  • Legoland California: Get a 10 percent discount on one-day admission tickets when you present a valid military ID. See more discounts here.
  • Macy's: Get 15 percent or 20 percent off your purchase of select items with the promo code USA now through May 18. Or get 25 percent off your $100 purchase of select items with the promo code ICONS now through May 18. See more details here.
  • Nine West: Buy one, get one 50 percent off all online items. Offer valid only for a limited time.
  • Pier 1 Imports: Take advantage of Pier 1 Imports' Memorial Day sale and get up to 20 percent off outdoor furniture, pillows, cushions, tabletops, and more. You may also get $10 off your purchase of $40 or more when you use the code MEMORIAL online. Both offers expire May 26.
  • Pottery Barn: Save up to 60 percent on select items now through May 26.
  • REI: Enjoy REI's anniversary sale and save up to 30 percent on select items, or get 20 percent off one full-priced item with the code ANNV2014. Both offers expire May 26.
  • SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment: Register for Waves of Honor and get one free admission per year for you and up to three dependents. Valid military ID must be verified.
  • Shoney's: Get a free All-American Burger at Shoney's when you show your military ID. Offer valid only on May 26.
  • Target: Target's Memorial Day sale offers select patio furniture, gardening gear, grills, tents, and pools up to 20 percent off. Sale ends May 31.
  • Ulta: Get 20 percent off any qualifying item now through May 31. Use the code 204038 online, or print coupon for use in store.